TODDLERS in the Vale of Glamorgan have become the first of 10,000 two-year-olds across Wales to receive book bags designed to support speech and language development.
VALE AM Andrew RT Davies has called speculation of a Labour-Plaid agreement on reforms is 'further evidence" of the Welsh Assembly Government's intentions to "abolish the Vale"
WITH the cancellation of the one way street system in the Trinity Street area of Barry, may I suggest that the Vale of Glamorgan Council make use of the redundant one way/no entry signage to a much needed area if the town where there is a desperate…
THE planning committee of the Vale of Glamorgan Council will meet tonight.
THE Rotary Club of Barry has sponsored the winning team in the Area 4 Final of the Rotary Youth Speaks competition, one of several competitions organised by the Rotary movement specifically designed to develop students’ skills.
I STROLL in sumptuous Porthkerry Park
THOUSANDS of homes in Barry are currently without water after a water main burst earlier this afternoon (Thursday, February 11).
AS a former resident of Barry and in particular Port Road East, I have watched with interest the carriageway work from the Vale Crematorium up to Wenvoe Garden Centre.
NURSE training places will increase in 2016-17 as part of an £85 million investment package into the next generation of healthcare professionals.
I HEAR that the Labour-led Vale of Glamorgan Council could allow community groups to take over libraries in the county.
BARRY-BASED Sound of Music star and TV presenter Connie Fisher is gearing up to join thousands of fun runners for Barry’s first ever Rainbow Run.
LAST Saturday’s live televised Welsh Cup match from Jenner Park between Barry Town and TNS was an event that many fans never thought that they would see again after all of the difficulties faced in the past decade.
SIX players from Vale Ladies and Girls Football Club were recently called up for the latest Wales Under-15 National Squad training camp that took place on February 9 and 10.
ASSOCIATED British Port’s network of five ports – which includes Barry - handled more than 12.5 million tonnes of cargo in 2015.
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The following cases were heard at Cardiff and Vale Magistrates Court, sitting at Cardiff.
A DISPUTE has arisen over the provision of NHS dental services at Barry Hospital following the retirement of the dentist based on the Colcot Road site.
IN MY last column, I expressed my dismay at the proposal from Post Office Ltd, to close Barry Crown Post Office on Holton Road.
A DISABLED Barry teenager with a mission to volunteer in Africa, has successfully raised the funds he needs to help children with HIV and AIDS.
BARRY & District News and St David’s Hall have teamed up to offer one lucky reader a pair of tickets to the Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra’s Vote Overture on Friday, March 18.
FROM Friday February 12 to Thursday February 18
JASON BAMON (13/02/12) My memories are strong with the tear in my eye, wishing back the days when you were here with us. Love Mum, Tony & Children xxx
LESLIE JONES HAPPY 65th BIRTHDAY ENJOY YOUR RETIREMENT Love Sarah, Louise, Lee, Samuel and Emily. xxxx
SYLVIA ADAMS Beloved Wife of John. 25-6-1948 - 15-2-2011 Loving and kind in all her ways. Upright and just to the end of her days. Sincere and true in heart and mind, beautiful memories she left behind.
SYLVIA ADAMS Mother of Simon, Paul and Tammy. We miss that light and always will, her vacant place there is none to fill, here we mourn, but not in vain for up in Heaven we'll meet again.
TANNER William Marshall Treasured memories of Bill who passed away on February 15th 2015. Devoted husband of Janet, loving father of Carol and John and a loving grampy to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
PALMER Maggie 28 years since we lost you, love and miss you always. Maureen & Ted, Sid in NZ xxx
HELLYAR Ron 13-02-2005 Always in our thoughts. Love you always. Debbie, Dean and Darren. x
REYNOLDS Mike 8/2/35-16/2/04 Forever in our thoughts. Missed so much. All our love, Stephen, Debbie, Michael and families XXX
Anthony Thomas 14th February 1966 To my darling husband Happy 50th Birthday Love you loads Kathryn xxxx Happy Birthday Pampy Love you Grace & Mollie xxxx
Jane Harrhy (Mum) Those we love don't go away They sit beside us every day Unseen, unheard, but always near Still loved, still missed and very dear. Love from Nicholas & Tracy and grandchildren Owain and Maisie.
TAYLOR Ann 16th February They say that times a healer as time goes on, we seem to find it just as hard to face that you are gone, 10 years today forever in our hearts. Phil and family. xxx
MORETON (Jeffery Harry) The Family would like to extend their thanks to Jeff's GP Dr Atual Rayani, District Nurses and Marie Curie Carers for their care and guidance in his last weeks. Special thanks also to John James, at William James and Sons, for…
KIRK Andrew & Wendy Are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their Beautiful Granddaughter. Rowen Elizabeth Born. 5th February 2016 Weighing. 6lbs 14oz Precious Daughter to Bradley & Danielle Beautiful Niece for Josh & Elise xxxx
DAVIES Peacefully in the presence of her family on 30 January at Bella Vista Nursing Home, Barry. Marion Ann aged 84 years (Nee Twigg) Previously of Phyllis Street, Barry Island. Loving aunt of Bronwen (New Zealand) Malcolm, Nicholas, Peter, Mathew…
THOMAS Geoff Peacefully at his home on 31st January, Geoff aged 71 years of Barry, formerly Oakdale. Beloved husband and soul mate to Diane. Dearly loved Dad of Dani, Simon, Adam and Alex, father in law to Chris, Kathryn, Catherine and Robert, A…
MORETON (Jeffery Harry) It is with sadness that we announce that Jeff passed away at the age of 84 after a short illness on 15th January 2016. He died at home in the care of his adored family. Jeff was cremated after a simple service celebrating his…
FULLER Iris Beryl Peacefully at the University Hospital of Wales Cardiff on January 31st Iris of Afan Close Barry but formerly of Penmark. Dearly beloved wife of the late Les, much loved Mam of Lorraine, Melvin, David, Leslie, Yvonne and Pamela,…
CASTLE Peacefully on 1st February at Forge Care Centre, Cardiff after a long illness. Olive Jean (Nee Martyn) aged 82 Years, previously of Aberystwyth Crescent, Barry. Dearly loved wife of Brian. A loved mother of Joanne and Gran of William. Jean…
HARKUS Don Formerly of Plymouth Road, Barry Island. In Gloucester on 2nd February 2016, aged 84 years. Husband of the late Rita, Father to John, Grandfather to Owain, Bethany and Liam. Funeral service at Cheltenham Crematorium, South Chapel at 1pm on…
CURTIS Peacefully on 8 February at Hazelhurst Nursing Home Penarth Esther Elsie Mary aged 90 years previously of Parkland Walk Barry. Beloved wife of the late Douglas. A loved mother of Pam, John, David and Mother in law of Jan, Lynn and the late…
HARRIS nee Davies Edith (Ann) Peacefully on 30th January 2016 Ann passed away. Beloved mother of Mark and Miles, grandmother to Steven, Jade, Lauren, and great grandchildren. Funeral and Service to take place at 2pm on February 22nd, at Barry…
WENDY JORDAN Soul mate of Mike, precious mother of Jonathan and Jade. Thinking of you on your birthday 15th February.
WILKINSON Robert (Bob) Sheila and the family would like to thank all the many family, friends, ex-workmates and neighbours, for their kind messages of support, cards and flowers along with their attendance at Bob's funeral and celebration of his…
KIRKE-DUGGAN Congratulations and best wishes to Danielle and Bradley on the birth of a darling daughter ROWEN ELIZABETH, another darling little great-granddaughter for Brian and Jean. Love, Nanna and Bampa.